Whether you’re a complete novice or lawn care connoisseur, our informational yet easy-to-follow guides cover all aspects of grass sowing, growing and maintenance.
How to measure your lawn
Lawns come in all shapes and sizes, which is wonderful, until you need to work out how to measure one that isn’t a conventional shape or size! If you plan to sow a new lawn, or overseed an existing one, you will need to measure your lawn to calculate how much grass seed you’ll need.
Two typical winter lawn diseases and how to fight them
Oh no it isn’t, oh yes, it is!
The Post Drought Lawn Repair Guide
It has been a long hot summer here in the UK and although most of us have embraced the sun with days at the seaside and a glowing suntan, our lawns are not so enthusiastic.
Great Lawns Made Simple: Aeration for lawns
The final episode in our Great Lawns Made Simple series is on aeration for lawns.
Spring into Seeding: How to sow grass seed
Growing season is almost upon us, (actually we know a few who have already begun in warmer parts of the UK) so now’s the time to prepare for sowing grass seed in spring 2018.
How to keep your lawn healthy in autumn and winter
During autumn it is necessary to prepare your lawn for the colder weather ahead, especially if you want your grass to look its best when spring returns. A great time to start is in September however, the start of the month can still be hot, so you may need to delay treatment until the weather turns cooler and wetter.
How to manage your bowling green
After a busy summer bowling season the green will be worn and require important maintenance. During the autumn months it is vital for groundskeepers to ‘put the ground work in’ and get the green back into shape for the following year. Without this early essential work the bowling green will not meet expected conditions in the coming spring or summer.
Watering your lawn in summer
In short the simple answer is try not to water your lawn and let nature take its course. We know it may be hot on these summer days in the U.K but don’t think you need to run out and grab the hose pipe. Grass has the magic power of going to sleep when it becomes very dry, unlike most other plants it will come alive when moisture levels increase.
How to repair thinning grass, patches and holes in your lawn
Even with regular maintenance sometimes lawns can suffer surface thinning (don't we all!), patchiness and occasionally pits / holes will form. However, these can be easily repaired and remedied with a little bit of light work! Here's how:
Sowing Lawn Seed – Best Practice Tips
When sowing lawn seed a little effort in the beginning means much better results. Check out these top tips to get a luscious green lawn from seed: